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Jake knows a classic Mini when he sees one
7:00pm Tuesday 17th July 2012 in News
Mini and VW enthusiasts descended on Blenheim Palace to get up close to some classic models.
The weekend event saw hundreds of people attend to display vehicles through the decades.
Sarah Fifield, 33, of Abingdon, was there with her two-year-old son, Jake, and took along the family’s classic 1990s Mini.
She said: “It was a brilliant atmosphere and just being able to see all the Minis and VWs together was great.
“Jake, his dad and his grandad all love Minis. They got him into it early and he already knows how to say car and Mini.”
Simon Patchett, of Kidlington, took along his 2000 Mini Cooper. He said: “It was a good event. The weather held off and it was quite social.
“I just love the look of Minis. They’re an iconic British car and they are really good fun to drive.
“If I am following one it puts a smile on my face to see it, and if I am in it I have an even bigger smile on my face.”
Paul Jones, 40, of Clanfield, attended with his 1999 Mini Cooper Sportsback.
He said: “My father and both my grandfathers worked at the Cowley plant. The Morris cars are in my blood.”